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bright red flower clusters of ebony flame with dark red foliage ebony flame crape myrtles shrub in a field with tall dark red foliage holding red flowers Reddish brown berries of the ebony flame crape myrtle partially bloomed into red petals flame red ruffled flower clusters of this ebony crape myrtle tree

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Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle

Lagerstroemia indica 'Ebony Flame'

The Red flowering Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle Tree is an exciting new Crape Myrtle hybrid that has an impressively dark foliage and striking bright red blooms.

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Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle blooms in early summer with bright red flowers. It forms a small tree, with a dense, full shape. The foliage is a true black that contrasts well with the bright red flowers.

Ebony Flames will bloom again in late summer if the first flush of flowers are deadheaded. It has excellent resistance to leaf spot and powdery mildew and is perfect to add a shot of summer color in a foundation planting or as an informal hedge.

This flaming myrtle has a broad and upright growing habit with small alternate black leaves that are rounded at the base and are 1” to 2” long.

The Ebony Flame is adaptable to a wide range of soil types, very drought tolerant, and has good resistance to powdery mildew. This eye-catching tree continues to enhance landscapes allowing gardeners everywhere to relish in their pure beauty.

In the South, Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle can easily be grown as a large woody shrub or trained as a small tree with a maximum size of 12' tall.


Hardiness Zone: 7-10
Mature Height: 10-12 feet
Mature Width: 6 to 8 feet
Classification: mid-sized tree form (10 to 12 feet)
Sunlight: Full Sun
Habit: Deciduous, densely branched, multi-stemmed summer through the first frost
Flower Color: bright red flowers in mid to late summer through the first frost
Foliage: New growth emerges a rich dark purple black
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or a specimen planting
Growzone: 7-10 Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle Hardiness Zone 7-10

How to Care for Ebony Flame Crape Myrtle

Be sure to read our planting instructions to ensure a healthy and happy plant for years to come!


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